Head to Head - Countries #2

We put two countries head to head with each other in a series of stand offs! Can you select the winning country in each scenario?
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Last updated: January 31, 2021
First submittedJanuary 31, 2021
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1. Which has land further south?
Chile reaches 56°30' south while South Africa only reaches only 46°59'
2. Which has the older current president?
The U.S. has Joe Biden, at 78 years old. China has Xi Jinping at 67 years old
3. Which has fewer people?
South Korea has around 52 million, North Korea has about 25 million
4. Which has never hosted any of the Olympics Games?
Denmark has never hosted an Olympics, while Norway has hosted two winter Olympic Games
5. Which has more bordering countries?
Austria borders 8 countries, Switzerland borders 5 countries
6. Which has a higher average annual temperature?
Malta averages 19°C and the Croatia averages 11°C
7. Which of these is in the Caribbean?
Barbados is in the Caribbean region, Cyprus is in the Mediterranean Sea
8. Which has the longest total land borders?
Kazakhstan has ~12,000 km, while Algeria around 6,500 km
9. Which is geographically closer to India?
Iran is around 600 km from India, while Iraq is further away at around 2000 km
10. Which has a demonym ending in -ian?
Bulgarians are from Bulgaria, Samoans are from Samoa
11. Which country is smallest in area?
Vatican City is about five times smaller than Monaco
12. Which is a landlocked country?
Chad is landlocked in Africa, while Uruguay borders the southern Atlantic Ocean
13. Which country has a higher GDP per capita? (PPP)
Liechtenstein has $130,560 per capita, Kuwait has $75,855 per capita
14. Which is part of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation)?
The UK joined in 1949, while Morocco has not joined
15. Which of these is more populated?
Pakistan has around 220 million people, while Mexico sits at about 130 million
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Level 71
Jan 31, 2021
I can't believe I got the NATO question wrong. And I live in the UK...*Goes and stands in the corner with a white pointy hat with a D on it, hanging his head in shame*
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Level 68
Jan 31, 2021
Haha, I'm glad I caught someone out with that one. My hope was that with Brexit and such, people might have thought we left NATO and more :)
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Level 62
Apr 6, 2021
One can hope.
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Level 27
Apr 7, 2021
Well, I'm American and I got the which has the older current president wrong, so I know how you feel.
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Level 74
Jan 31, 2021
Good quiz. Switzerland borders 5 countries though, not 4.
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Level 68
Jan 31, 2021
Thanks! Fixed now, forgot about Liechtenstein :)
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Level 51
Jan 31, 2021
Nice quiz
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Level 53
Jan 31, 2021
I love this series! This better get nominated.
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Level 66
Mar 28, 2021
i could not tell for the life of me what flag and country was next to north korea haha
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Level 74
Apr 6, 2021
I have to come clean: When I finished the quiz 15/15 I yelled out "Suck it, Quizmaster!", but then I saw that he finished it ten seconds faster than me :(
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Level 85
Apr 6, 2021
I'm pretty sure Barbados is part of Europe.
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Level 84
Apr 7, 2021
Might want to check that...
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Level 59
Apr 6, 2021
Stupid me thought the second question asked for which country has her president for the longest... Still shows how far I've to go (╥﹏╥)
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Level 36
Apr 7, 2021
You're not alone, I had the same thought :D
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Level 65
Apr 6, 2021
Got 14/15. But the fact I thought I was looking at the UAE vs Laos for the GDP question kinda threw me off lol
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Level 66
Apr 7, 2021
Xi Xingping looks a lot older than he really is.
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Level 84
Apr 7, 2021
Well, Winnie the Pooh was created in 1926, so yeah, getting up there.
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Level 57
Apr 7, 2021
Got one wrong, cause for some reason my brain read "temperature" as "elevation". Idk how....